(Last updated : 2024-05-09 17:45:51)
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Information and Communication
   Position   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2024/06 Article Chapter 3 "Kaizen: Why is It so Difficult to Understand?" in Sato, J. and Soyeun, K. (ed.) (2024). The Semantics of Development in Asia: Exploring "Untranslatable" Ideas through Japan, The University of Tokyo Studies on Asia, Springer.   (Single) 
2. 2023/09 Article Does Aid Make Africa Resilient?: Disasters’ impacts on economic growth, agriculture, and conflicts. In Shinya Konaka Peter D. Little and Greta Semplici (eds). Reconsidering Resilience in African Pastoralism Toward a Relational and Contextual Approach  pp.27-54 (Single)  Link
3. 2023/07 Article Addressing Global Crises―The Role of International Development Studies Journal of International Development Studies pp.83-94 (Collaboration)  Link
4. 2023/02 Article Is Kaizen Effective in Developing Countries? The Universality and Distinctiveness of Kaizen Journal of International Development Studies 31(3),pp.9-20 (Single)  Link
5. 2022/03 Other Food aid is not helping Africa’s struggle with climate change: what would?   (Single)  Link
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2022/01/06 Does Kaizen work in Developing Countries?: Lessons to link research to policy
2. 2021/11/21 How do climate change disasters affect economic growth, agriculture, and conflict in Africa, and do humanitarian aid and food aid effectively countermeasure it? (JASID Annual Meeting)
3. 2021/02/04 Past, Present and Future of Humanitarian and Development Aid: Rethinking the Aid Sector with Binalakshmi Nepram (Arms and Civil Society Research Forum) Link
4. 2020/08/07 (Discussant) World Bank Seminar on Global Productivity: Trends, Drivers, and Policies (World Bank Seminar on Global Productivity: Trends, Drivers, and Policies) Link
5. 2020/06/27 (Commentator) The 21st Spring Conference of the Japan Society for International Development (The 21st Spring Conference of the Japan Society for International Development)
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■ Academic Qualifications
1. 2011/04~2014/06 〔Doctorial Course〕, Graduate School of Asia Pacific Studies, Waseda University, Completed, Ph.D.
2. 1998/09~1999/09 〔Master Course〕 Development Economics, Graduate School, Division of Economics, The University of Manchester, Completed, MA in Economics with Distinction
■ Career History
1. 2023/04 Meiji University School of Information and Communication Professor
2. 2014/10~ Waseda University Adjunct Researcher Link
3. 2018/04~2023/04 Meiji University School of Information and Communication Associate Professor
4. 2023/06~2023/06 The World Bank Consultant
5. 2014/03~2020/12 Columbia University IPD (Initiative Policy Dialogue) Visiting Scholar
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■ Major Subjects
International Economics, Development Economics Link
■ Academic Associations Membership
1. 2014/09~ The Japan Society for International Development Link
2. 2020/12~ ∟ Executive Director (Chair, Editorial Board)
3. 2014/09~2018/12 ∟ Member of Editorial Board
4. 2019/03~ Japanese Association for Development Economics
5. 2014/04~ American Economic Association Link
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■ Professional Achievements
● Special note of person who has experience of business
1. 2005/02~2007/09 First Secretary, Permanent Mission of Japan to the United Nations
2. 1992/04/01~2015/03/31 JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency)
■ Research Topics, Consignment Studies & KAKENHI Researches
1. 2020/04~2021/03  Innovative urban development in Jimbocho based on coffee and the SDGs  (Key Word : )
2. 2020/04~2022/03  Research on Employment Augmented Development Strategy for Africa and Kaizen  (Key Word : )
3. 2020/02~  Study on Japan EU Strategic Partnership Agreement Strategy on Africa.  (Key Word : )
■ Committees and Associations
1. 2021/06/01~ PEP (Partnership for Economic Policy) ) Member of the Board Link
■ Web Sites
■ Email Addresses
■ Award History
1. 2018/11 JASID (Japan Society for International Development) Special Award, JASID
■ Current Specialized Field
Economic policy, Economic policy, Politics (Key Word:International Economics, Development Economics, Industrial Policy, Social Capital, United Nations Study) 
■ Courses and Lectures taught or delivered in the past
1. Directing Dissertation I,II(Graduate School of Information and Communication, Meiji University)
2. Thesis Seminar I & II (Development Economics)(Thesis Seminar I & II (Development Economics))
3. Development Economics I & II (Analytic Studies)(Graduate School of Information and Communication, Meiji University)
4. Development Economics I, II(Graduate School, Information and Communication, Meiji University)
5. International Economics(Meiji University, University of Shizuoka)
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